Education/Newsletter/March 2019

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This Month in Education

Volume 8 • Issue 3 • March 2019


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Mobile Learning Week is an annual event hosted by UNESCO that convenes policy makers, NGOs, and other education professionals to share, learn and collaborate to demonstrate how ICTs can be used in education to help achieve the sustainable development goal #4. read more...

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The event was originated in March 2017, a sister edit-a-thon in four languages between the Swedish embassy in New Delhi and Stockholm was organized for International Women's day. read more...


This year Wikimedians of the Russian Federation were invited to share their experience during the annual EDU RUSSIA 2019 event held in Kazan, capital of the Republic of Tatarstan. Wikimedia Russia Executive Director Mr. Stanislav Kozlovsky of Moscow and Wikimedia Community of Tatar language User Group member Timerkhan Shaykhutdinov read more...

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Organising edit-a-thons dedicated to important holidays and global trends has already become a tradition in the WikiClubs of Wikimedia Armenia. These edit-a-thons help participants to relate their current life and preferences to editing in Wikipedia.read more...

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The Wiki Education Foundation published a new evaluation report on their program to get subject matter experts to edit Wikipedia.read more...


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In 2018 the Education team worked with two interns on mapping education activities in the Wikimedia movement. They worked for a total of two months from July to September 2018. The education team is planning to open the document for public review by the end of March read more...

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VVIT WikiConnect with the support from CIS-A2K organised a three-day workshop on MediaWiki and other technical spaces of Wikimedia projects. The participante were active members of the Wiki-club, and students of Vasireddy Venkatadri Institute of Technology. This training was conducted to groom more contributors to Wikimedia technical spaces from India, read more...


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The WikiClubs of Wikimedia Armenia Scientific-Educational Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) operate in numerous communities, mostly In rural communities of Republic of Armenia and The Republic of Artsakh. The aim of the WikiClubs is to support the educational process of the local schoolchildren. read more...


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